Submit 1-10 works that collectively convey a strong story or narrative, showing various factors of your identity, individual perspective, and experience as a creator. What obstacles have you been confronted with? What opportunities have facilitated your artistic growth?You are strongly encouraged to include all your concept work alongside each finished piece so that the viewer may see both your mental and creative process. The goal for the additive work is to strengthening the narrative within your finished pieces and add a personal context that wouldn’t otherwise be seen.
Proceeds, including the sale of art work, will benefit the Brooklyn Arts Council; a local organization that trains young artists, organizes affordable events, and pushes the growth of Brooklyn’s art community.
Concept work may include; but is not limited to; progress photographs, reflection documents, preliminary sketches, thumbnails, adjustment drawings, and journal/diary entries.
- A letter of interest, including the applicant’s idea for a potential exhibit and the social need or issue that might serve as the basis of the theme for an exhibit.
- Examples of your work. You may upload up to five text, graphic, video or audio files, total combined, for the portfolio
- A curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
- Two letters of recommendation (If the applicant has insufficient time before the deadline, please indicate this and that you will provide names and contact information for two character references if requested to do so).